Patient engagement in the clinic and at home is crucial to treat mental health patients.
FREMONT, CA: According to a research by Mental Health America, 20 percent of people receiving mental health treatment still report unmet needs. The reason is the lack of patient engagement, which in turn leads to low rates of homework adherence that affect the efficiency of therapy.
“Mental health patients find it hard to manage themselves, especially when they don't see any benefits of the work they put in. Patient engagement in the clinic and at home is crucial to treatment success, and that's where NeuroFlow comes in to empower mental health providers and their patients, states Christopher Molaro, CEO of NeuroFlow”.
NeuroFlow, a company that provides behavioral health access and commitment throughout the continuous care, along with Jefferson Health, has introduced a new digital platform with a specific focus on postpartum depression.
The teams from both the organizations have designed a product to interpret information from a technologist’s view, but with a clinician and patient’s user experience in mind. The product will be dispensed to clinicians who will provide primary, and obstetrics and gynecology care, and behavioral health in several locations of Jefferson Health.
The digital platform promotes the management of healthcare between traditional office-based visits for clinicians and patients. Clinicians can assign patient surveys, set reminders, and encourage sessions of awareness and meditation. Data is gathered and sent to the care team for the examination of outer conduct or therapy struggles. The mobile-friendly platform enables patients to communicate progress and recognize that the method of therapy and mental well-being involves their commitment to achievement. Healthcare teams may be able to intervene or modify the treatment of a patient based on received data.
“It's critical to integrate mental with physical wellness, and I'm proud that Jefferson will be the first academic health center to collaborate with NeuroFlow,” said Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, president of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health. “Together, we can reinforce the vital link between physical and mental health and ensure patients are more engaged. It will deliver better outcomes and reduce the administrative burden placed on our providers.”
The collaboration was successful because both the organization's officials were highly qualified and trained. It is possible to strengthen the essential connection between mental and physical health, which will ensure better patient care and engagement. It will produce better results and decrease the providers' administrative burden.
Due to its commitment toward treating mental health, NeuroFlow was recognized as one of the “Top 10 Healthcare Startups - 2018” by Healthcare Tech Outlook Magazine. Moving forward, the company will continue to empower healthcare providers and patients throughout the process of mental health treatment.